Imak Compression Pain Relief Mask and Eye Pillow

Don’t go into 2022 without these amazing products. We’ve gone through the hassle of testing and trying hundreds of products and these are the best ones that we’ve compiled into a master list for your viewing pleasure. If you’re looking for a last minute gift, look no further.

Imak Compression Pain Relief Mask and Eye Pillow

Imak Compression Pain Relief Mask and Eye Pillow

This mask was noticeably different from the other masks that we tested. First of all, it’s very heavy at 186 grams. That’s because it’s filled with little beads that nestle into your cheeks and eyebrows to provide a soothing pressure. The very narrow elastic headband felt like a joke, but it actually worked pretty well. Obviously, this mask isn’t for side or stomach sleepers, or for people who toss and turn at night, because of its bulk. In fact, it’s really not great for a full night of sleep. But it is excellent for a de-stressing nap on your back or even in your desk chair. (amazon.com)

Sawyer Products 20% Picaridin Insect Repellent

Sawyer Products 20% Picaridin Insect Repellent, 2-Pack

The pump spray on the Sawyer repellent provided short little spritzes that didn’t cover much area, so we found ourselves spraying a lot to get even coverage. Its small size makes it a little difficult to hold and spray all around, but it doesn’t have a terribly strong smell. It dried quite quickly, but the pump also got clogged quite a bit during testing. The highlight was definitely the double-locking lid, which ensured a leak-free experience. (amazon.com)

Best water filter pitcher overall: Brita Standard Everyday Water Filter Pitcher

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The shape and design of this modern 10-cup Brita pitcher caught our eye from the start. It’s white and understated, and the first thing we noticed was its lightweight feel — something you always want when you’re using an item daily. (amazon.com)

Amazon Essentials Big & Tall Quick-Dry Swim Trunk

Amazon Essentials Big & Tall Quick-Dry Swim Trunk

We’ve been seeing so many bright colored swim this year, like this neon orange pair by Amazon Essentials. Grab these, available up to size 6X, to seriously stand out from the crowd. (amazon.com)

Best overall Lightning cable: Anker Powerline II USB-C to Lightning

Anker Powerline II USB-C to Lightning

Anker’s Powerline II is a basic cable that does everything well, without any bells and whistles that increase the cost. The 6-foot cable does come in three colors, though: white, green and black — alongside a 3-foot version that comes in white and black. (amazon.com)

Vybe Pro Percussion Massage Gun

Vybe Pro Percussion Massage Gun

Featuring nine speeds, eight attachments, a 12-millimeter amplitude and long, ergonomic handle, the Vybe Pro ticks all the boxes. Plus, three of this massager’s heads are made of metal to really dig into your deep tissues. (amazon.com)

Intex Metal-Frame Pool Set

Intex Metal-Frame Pool Set

Want to kick things up a notch from a kiddie pool but lack the space for a full-size above-ground model? Consider this metal-frame set from Intex your happy medium. Easy to assemble, it comes with a 530-gallon-per-hour filter pump to keep water clean, along with one filter cartridge. Made using PVC material, it’s durable, measures 12 feet by 30 inches and gets thousands of rave Amazon reviews for its size, price and simple install. For added safety, invest in a pool ladder as well. (amazon.com)

Blufree Bluetooth Speaker With Colorful Lights

Blufree Bluetooth Speaker With Colorful Lights

Add a little ambiance to hot tub soaking sessions with this waterproof, floating Bluetooth speaker and LED light show. The Bluetooth feature connects to your phone, and the speaker accepts voice commands so you can accept and make calls without moving a muscle. For extra fun, play with the seven lighting settings. (amazon.com)

Spa Frog @Ease Floating System for Hot Tubs

Spa Frog @Ease Floating System for Hot Tubs

This kit will keep the hot tub water crystal clear and the surfaces inside the hot tub free from slippery slime. Each floating cartridge flips over when it’s empty so you know when to replace it. (amazon.com)

Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus

<a href="https://amzn.to/2XITKCD" target="_blank" target="_blank"><strong>Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8-inch HD Display, 16 GB ($49.99, originally $79.99, </strong><strong>amazon.com</strong><strong>)</strong></a><br /><br />The Fire HD 8 gives you access to a ton of apps via the Fire OS and a speedy processor with 16GB of RAM.

The Fire HD 8 Plus can handle a host of everyday tasks and access Amazon’s library of content, including streaming movies and TV shows, e-reading and even some light gaming. For $109.99, it can do a lot, but know that the Amazon App Store is limited. (amazon.com)

Ring Video Doorbell 2 Pro

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Ring’s Video Doorbell 2 Pro uses radar to give you highly accurate motion alerts, has stellar looking video with a wide, tall field of view and crisp audio, and can even show you on a map the route someone took as they made their way to your door. (amazon.com)

Andria’s Brush On Steak Sauce

 Andria's Brush On Steak Sauce

“This is from just across the river from St. Louis in Illinois and is sometimes confused with steak sauces that are used to dip the cooked steak into in order to mask the flavor of subpar beef or add liquid to an overcooked or dry steak,” Thomas says. “But that’s not what Andria’s is all about. It’s a marinade and basting sauce that I have been using now for close to three decades. Brush it on as the steak is cooking and you will learn just how addictive it is. It is also beloved by presidents. For decades, the White House has ordered a case of Andria’s every year.” (amazon.com)

Dead Bird BBQ DB180 All-Purpose Seasoning Rub

Dead Bird BBQ DB180 All-Purpose Seasoning Rub

“Despite the DB in the name meaning Dead Bird, and no mention of beef in the title, this is my go-to steak rub,” Thomas says. “It’s not an overpowering rub that masks the flavor of steak; it merely enhances it.” (amazon.com)

Girl Carnivore for Spiceology Over Easy Egg and Everything Seasoning

Girl Carnivore for Spiceology Over Easy Egg and Everything Seasoning

Roberts says spice rubs are often overly heavy and too spicy, but her Over Easy, a collaboration with Spiceology, is a light combination of bright citrus, fresh herbs and a hint of chile. Besides eggs, she uses it on grilled potatoes and other veggies but suggests blending it with Garlic Junkie, from Adam McKenzie of “This Jew Can Que,” also in collaboration with Spiceology, to use on grilled salmon, artichokes or pork chops. (amazon.com)

Cricut Explore Air 2

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Crafters, rejoice! The cult-favorite Cricut Explore Air 2 cutting machine is back down to its lowest price ever of $169. This handy tool makes all your projects a breeze with the ability to cut more than 100 different types of materials including vinyl, cardstock, faux leather, adhesive foils, specialty paper, poster board and more. Plus, it comes with a Cricut Premium Fine Point Blade and Housing, a Cricut 12-inch-by-12-inch Light Grip Adhesive Cutting Mat, a Cricut Black Fine Point Pen, access to Cricut’s design software Design Space and a two-week free trial of Cricut Access. (amazon.com)

Healthy Human Stein

21-Ounce Healthy Human Stein

The 21-ounce Healthy Human Stein was a surprise standout in our testing for its durability and effective thermoregulation. We didn’t love the lid, but you can add the optional Flip n’ Sip lid to make the drinking experience easier. Plus, it comes in a dizzying range of colors and three sizes to fit most tastes and needs. (amazon.com)

Kona BBQ Grill Brush

Kona Safe_Clean BBQ Grill Brush

The Kona BBQ Grill Brush features a durable, large stainless steel brush head that effectively and safely cleans your grill. (amazon.com)

Vornado Energy Smart 533DC circulator fan

Best cooling fans

This Vornado fan is compact, sturdy and powerful, with a tiltable head and adjustable speed knob that is easy to use. (amazon.com)

Lodge Enameled 6-Quart Cast Iron Dutch Oven

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Lodge’s 6-quart enameled cast iron Dutch oven looks great and performed beautifully in every test we put it through, offering better results than most of its more expensive competitors. Large handles and a spatula-friendly shape make it a breeze to move from oven to stovetop, and the finish cleans up easily. (amazon.com)

Olay Brightening Eye Cream

Olay Vitamin C Brightening Eye Cream

Containing caffeine, vitamins C and B3, and optic brighteners, Olay Brightening Eye Cream was designed to specifically target the under-eye area using fast-absorbing technology. Hydrating and soothing, it can be used both morning and night. (amazon.com)

Teakhaus Professional Cutting Board

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Made from moisture-resistant teak, the Teakhaus Professional is beautiful, durable, stain-resistant, and is the easiest wooden board to care for. (amazon.com)

Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2

Turtle Beach Recon 70 Gaming Headset

The Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 is the best wireless headset we tested, thanks to cooling gel-infused ear cups that kept us comfortable for hours on end, tons of handy features and the unique ability to pair to both your console and phone at the same time. (amazon.com)